Definition of New Jerusalem in English:

New Jerusalem

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Christian Theology
  • 1The abode of the blessed in heaven (with reference to Rev. 21:2).
  • 1.1 (as noun a New Jerusalem) An ideal place or situation.
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    • Pogofenokee is surely not a New Jerusalem, where everyone wants to do what they should do; on the other hand, Auden's descriptive axioms of Eden (where you ought to do whatever you want) mostly apply.
    • There are Christians and communists, who carve communes into the soil, hunt, trap, and sell crafts and furs, like the Puritans before them who settled the lower forty-eight in search of a New Jerusalem.
    • In 1642, Montreal began as a would-be spiritual Utopia, founded by a group of religious visionaries in Paris who wanted to build a New Jerusalem in the wilderness.

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